Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

16141First record company to hold Top 5 positions of the US Soundtrack Album chartWalt DisneyfirstUnited States, 08 December 2007Walt Disney (USA) became the first record company to simultaneously hold the Top 5 positions on the US Soundtrack Album chart on 8 December 2007. Alternative title: Soundtrack chart monopoly.
16142Most consecutive NHL seasons scoring over 100 points, teamDetroit Red WingsfirstNot Applicable, 01 January 2009The Detroit Red Wings (USA) became the first team in National Hockey League (NHL) history to top 100 points in nine straight seasons from 1999-00 to 2008-09.The Red Wings surpassed the previous record for consecutive 100-point seasons set by the Montreal Canadiens (Canada) from 1974-75 to 1981-82.
16143Most used virtual training toolFlight SimulatorThe most used virtual training tool is Flight Simulator, whose depth and realism has placed it at the forefront of virtual training. Flight schools, private pilots and the military are all known to use the game to train.
16144Most siblings born on Leap DayHenriksen family3 peopleNorway, Andenes29 February 1968The three children of the Karin and Henry Henriksen (Norway), Heidi (1960), Olav (1964) and Leif-Martin (1968) all celebrate their birthdays infrequently, as they fall on Leap Day - 29 February.
16145First ice-hockey team to win 3,000 regular-season gamesMontreal CanadiensUnited States, Sunrise29 December 2008Montreal Canadiens (Canada) beat the Florida Panthers (USA) 5-2 on 29 December 2008, in Sunrise, Florida, USA, to record the team's 3,000 regular-season victory the Canadiens are the first team in NHL history to achieve the feat.
16146First siblings to win the NASCAR ChampionshipBobby Labonte, Terry LabontefirstUnited States, 01 January 2000Bobby and Terry Labonte (both USA) became the first siblings to win the NASCAR driving championship. Bobby, with his victory in 2000, joined his brother Terry, who had won in 1984 and 1996, as the only brothers to win the NASCAR Winston Cup championship. Bobby also is the first driver to win both the NASCAR Busch Series and NASCAR Winston Cup titles during his career.
16147Oldest person to complete the Ironman World ChampionshipLew HollanderUnited States, Kailua-Kona,,Ironman World Championship13 October 2012The oldest person to complete the Hawaiian Ironman is Lew Hollander (USA), who was aged 82 years 129 days when he ran the 2012 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA, on 13 October 2012.Lew completed the course, which consists of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and a 26.2 mile run, in 16 hr 45 min 52 sec.
16148First movie to gross over $500 million in its opening weekend (worldwide)This record for first movie to gross over $500 million in its opening weekend (worldwide).
16149Oldest bridegroomsBahamas86 percentageBahamas, The, 01 January 1996Of the 2,628 bridegrooms who married in The Bahamas in 1996, 86% of them were aged 30 or over.
16150First air conditionerWillis Haviland CarrierfirstUSA, 01 January 1902US inventor Willis Haviland Carrier designed and built the first air conditioning system in 1902. It was devised for a printer in New York, USA, who had found that temperature fluctuations were causing his paper to warp, resulting in the misalignment of the coloured inks. Carrier's patent was granted in 1906.
16151Fastest swim long course 400 metres medley (male)Michael Phelps4/03.84 minute(s), second(s)China, Beijing10 August 20084:03.84Michael Phelps (USA) The Water Cube, Beijing, China10 August 2008
16152Fastest swim long course 100 metres freestyle (female)Britta Steffen52.07 minute(s), second(s)Italy, Rome31 July 200952.07 Britta Steffen (Germany) Rome, Italy, 31 July 2009
16153Most best singer awardsKishore KumarIndiaKishore Kumar, who died in 1987, won eight Filmfare awards for Best Male Playback Singer. He appeared in several comedies in the 1940s before becoming a full-time singer. Although best known for his yodelling and jazz-scat rhythms with nonsense lyrics, it was his melancholic songs which won him the most awards.
16154Most official development assistanceUnited States30200000000 US dollar(s)United States, 01 January 2010The United States is the largest single donor of ODA disbursements, contributing $30.2 billion in 2010 (then approx. £19.5 billion).
16155Largest collection of stick horsesDan CavanahUnited States, Florida26 April 2004Dan Cavanah of Florida, USA has amassed 460 stick horses since 1990.Stick horses are sometimes referred to as hobby horses, although they are actually two distinctly different types of items and collectibles. Stick Horses are horses heads on a stick and Hobby Horses can be several different types of horses with the complete body mounted on spring attachments, rockers, wheels, or even fabricated horse bodies that are worn by the rider. Dan had always been an avid lover of horses and in 1990 a friend purchased him a stick horse for his birthday as a joke. The horse caused so much attention amongst his friends and family that Dan was encouraged to begin collecting. To date, Dan has found many different stick horse memorabilia from around the world in different shapes and sizes including ornaments, mugs and picures. Interestingly, the word hobby that is used to mean an interest or pastime derives from the word hobby horse.
16156Fastest swim short course 100 metres freestyle (male)Amaury Leveaux0/44.94 minute(s), second(s)Croatia, Rijeka13 December 20080:44.94 Amaury Leveaux (France) Rijeka, Croatia 13 December 2008****PENDING FINA APPROVAL******
16157Fastest swim short course 800 metres freestyle (male)Grant Hackett7/23.42 minute(s), second(s)Australia, Melbourne20 July 20087:23.42 Grant Hackett (Australia) Melbourne, Australia, 20 July 2009
16158Fastest relay 4 x 800 metres (male)Wilfred Bungei, Ismael Kombich, William Yiampoy, Joseph Mutua7/02.43 minute(s), second(s)Belgium, Brussels25 August 20067:02.43Kenya (Joseph Mutua, William Yiampoy, Ismael Kombich, Wilfred Bungei)Brussels, Belgium25 August 2006
16159First Pato World ChampionshipUnknownfirstArgentina, Buenos Aires01 January 2006The inaugural Pato World Championship was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2006 and was won by Portugal.Pato is the national sport of Argentina and is similar to Polo, however the players do not use mallets and the ball is larger and has handles.
16160Longest English word with letters arranged in alphabetical orderAegilopsAegilops, at eight letters long, is the longest word whose letters are arranged in alphabetical order.Seven letter words with this property include beefily and billowy. Six letter words include abhors, accent, access, almost, biopsy, bijoux, billow, chintz, effort, and ghosty.Aegilops - 1) a genus of goatgrass 2) stye in inner corner of eye
16161Most prolific screenwriterSafa ÖnalTurkey01 January 2004Safa Önal (Turkey) has during the course of his screenwriting career written scripts for 395 films made between 1969 – 2004.
16162Fastest road run 10 kilometres (male)Patrick Komon26/44 minute(s), second(s)Netherlands, 26 September 201026:44Leonard Patrick Komon (Kenya)Utrecht, the Netherlands 26 September 2010
16163Fastest road run 100 kilometres (male)Takahiro Sunada6/13/33 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)Japan, Tokoro21 June 1998100 km6:13:33Takahiro Sunada (Japan)Tokoro, Japan21 June 1998
16164Longest English word with letters arranged in reverse alphabetical orderspoonfeedSpoonfeed, at nine letters long, is the longest word with letters arranged in reverse alphabetical order. Trollied is an eight letter word with this property. Seven letter words with this property include sponged and wronged.
16165Heaviest fish caught guinean barracudaDr. Cyril FabreGabon, Olende27 December 200245.9 kg (101 lb 3 oz)Barracuda, Guinean (Sphyraena afra)Dr. Cyril Fabre (France)Olende, Gabon27 December 2002
16166First multiplayer space battle videogameAlto Trekfirst, 01 January 1972In 1972, Rick Rashid and Gene Ball wrote the first networked multiplayer space battle game called Alto Trek, based on Star Trek.
16167Oldest known Mayan royal burialSan BartoloGuatemala, San Bartolo01 January 2001The burial site of an ancient Maya king, discovered in 2001, is thought to date back to around 150 BC. It comprises of stone and ceramic figures intended as offerings, human bones and a jade plaque, signifying Maya royalty. The site is located in the city of San Bartolo, Guatemala.Source, National Geographic:
16168First foreign language film to earn over $100 million in the USAWo Hu Cang Long (aka Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) (Tpe 2000)firstUnited StatesWo hu zang long (Taiwan/Hong Kong/USA/China 2000), aka Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, grossed $128,067,808 (£65,645,165) at the US box office, the first foreign-language movie (it was filmed in Mandarin Chinese) to break the $100 million (£51 million) mark.
16169First pirated High Definition downloadSerenityfirstUSA, 01 January 2007The science-fiction movie Serenity (USA, 2005), became the first full-resolution rip of an HD DVD movie. In 2007, the 19.6 GB file was made available on BitTorrent as an .evo file, confirming the suspicion that the copyright protection on HD DVDs had been bypassed.
16170Largest "YMCA" danceSun Bowl AssociationUnited States, El Paso, Texas31 December 2008The largest "YMCA" dance was achieved by 40,148 participants in an event organised by Sun Bowl Association in Texas, USA, on 31 December 2008.Ticketing system was used for the counting. The dance lasted 5 min 34 sec and was sung live for the attempt.

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